Board Business: October 4, 2021

This blog post is intended to keep you up to date on the happenings of the Board of School Trustees of the Community School Corporation of Southern Hancock County. Please read below for a recap of the board’s meeting on October 4, 2021.

Monday’s meeting began with the approval of the board’s 2022 board meeting dates. The date, time, and location for each month’s regular meeting in 2022 can be found here. Additional meetings may be scheduled on an as-needed basis throughout the year.

The board approved the 2022 budget. The budget was previously advertised in accordance with state guidelines and a public hearing regarding the budget was held at the board’s previous October meeting.

Three other financial items were approved related to the 2022 budget. A resolution permitting the County Adjusted Gross Income Tax (CAGIT) to be distributed to the district’s Operations Fund. was approved. A resolution permitting Assistant Superintendent Bob Yoder to reduce the 2022 budget appropriations as necessary was approved. Finally, a resolution authorizing Mr. Yoder to transfer funds from the district’s Education Fund to the Operations Fund as needed was also approved. These resolutions are approved annually to permit Mr. Yoder to balance the budget throughout the year.

Director of Student Services Katy Eastes received approval to renew the district’s consultant contract with Dr. Marcia Piercy. Dr. Piercy retired from the school corporation in 2019. Dr. Piercy will be used as a consultant to Mrs. Eastes in the Student Services department on an as-needed basis.

The board’s next meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the CSCSHC Administration Office.